Women in Physics Canada  
2nd Annual conference
Weather Forecast

Cross your fingers, hope for sun, then check our live links to the local Vancouver weather forecasts: Environment Canada or Weather Network. Do they agree?

For our US friends, in Fahrenheit: Environment Canada or Weather Network.

Travel Information

UBC is easily accessible via Vancouver International Airport (YVR). After flying here, one can take a short taxi ride (~$35) or public transit to get to UBC.

From YVR by Public Transportation: take the Canada Line Skytrain going to Waterfront Station. Get off at Oakridge-41st Station Northbound. Transfer to either the #43 UBC or #41 UBC buses.

Maps and directions to UBC including driving instructions, train/bus/seabus trip planner, ferry information, etc.

Translink is the public transportation system for Southern British Columbia.

Translink Bus Map of UBC/Downtown/Vancouver.

Translink's Trip Planner type in addresses of your trip start and end points and this will tell you which Bus # to take, will map your route, and give you all time/schedule information for your trip, including where to transfer and connection time, if you need to take more than one bus.

Train - Amtrak Cascades

The Amtrak Cascades runs between Eugene (Oregon) and Vancouver, British Columbia daily (with stops in Eugene, Salem, Oregon City, Portland, Vancouver (Washington), Kelso, Centralia, Olympia, Tacoma, Tukwila, Seattle, Edmonds, Everett, Mount Vernon, and Bellingham - not all stops on all runs) See Amtrak Cascades Schedule.

Entry Requirements for Canada

US Citizens do not need a visa to visit Canada.

US Citizens arriving by air require a valid passport.

Tourism Vancouver information on required documents for travellers from the US.

Canada Border Services information for visitors to Canada, including required documents